CBSE adds 24 more NEET centres

The number of registrations for NEET 2017 has relatively increased. Last year 8, 02,594 candidates registered for NEET/AIPMT. This year 11, 35,104 candidates have been registered. With the significant increase in the number of applicants, it is natural to have good number of NEET centres.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the addition of 24 more NEET centres to the list of existing 80 where the exam will be held.

The 24 new cities added to the list are:

Guntur, Tirupathi (Andhra Pradesh), Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Davangere, Hubli, Mysore, Udupi (Karnataka), Kannur, Thrissur (Kerala), Ahmednagar, Amravati, Kolhapur, Satara (Maharashtra), Amritsar (Punjab), Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Namakkal, Tirunelveli, Vellore (Tamil Nadu), Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) Howrah, Kharagpur (West Bengal) and Nanded (Maharashtra).

Four NEET centre cities have been added in the state of Maharashtra, namely Kolhapur, Ahmednagar, Amravati and Satara. Among the 104 cities where the NEET-2017 is to be held the candidates can give their options from March 24 to March 27 and choose a city from where they can appear for the examination. They can log on to NEET website – for revising their option of cities chosen earlier.

“A mobile app has also been developed to help the aspirants locate the nearest test venue,” said Javadekar.

How to change the preference for NEET centres

  1. Log on to the official website –
  2. On the homepage, click at ‘exam city correction’ flashing below online services
  3. Enter your registration, password and click on login
  4. Revise your city option

Source: The Indian Express 

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